Heights High senior Dolman to serve on state teen board
Heights High senior Lexxie Dolman has been invited to join Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Teen Ambassador Board.
Teen Ambassador Board members will advise the attorney general's office (AGO) on issues relating to teens, and work with their peers to develop solutions to those concerns. Ohio high school students who applied and were selected to join the board will be placed into small groups and advised by an assistant attorney general, according to the AGO.
The students will meet twice a year in Columbus, and will present their work to senior AGO officials at the end of their term.
Dolman said the particular issues she wants to delve into are hate crimes, teen violence and gender equality.
"I have always been interested in the process of how laws are passed," Dolman said. "I'm excited to have discussions with my peers about conflicts that teens face today, and to come up with resolutions to make life more manageable for the next generation."
Dolman and her peers will also have the opportunity to attend AGO events around the state, visit the Columbus and regional offices, interact with assistant attorneys general, and meet DeWine and other elected officials.
The Teen Ambassador Board is open to high school juniors and seniors from public, private, charter and online schools located in Ohio.
Cathan Bricker is the communications administrative assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District.